4) Raising further questions around her use of a private plane, Senator Claire McCaskill
's (D-Mo.) spokesperson has confirmed
that she billed taxpayers for a purely political travel on a private plane co-owned by her family, which is a violation of Congressional ethics rules.
3) An aide to Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock
(D) has registered
www.BullockForGovernor.com. If he runs, Bullock would be a big get for state Democrats.
2) Some very encouraging news: An aide says
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords
(D-Ariz.) plans to attend the launch of her astronaut husband's space shuttle mission next month.
1) President Obama
will hold a news conference
at the White House at 11:15 a.m. to talk about rising energy prices and other issues.